DRAMATIC PLAY AREA - Sue has gotten us a lot of wonderful, new, indoor gym equipment, but at this time of the year, I can't help but "Think Spring". Wouldn't it be fun to build something like this to put in the grass at the far side of the playground?

I love the use of the cable drum, would maybe try and incorporate storage into ours as well though

Bottom with roads painted on as seen here, top with felted green for building small world play scenes.

Stundenlange Beschäftigung für Kids im Sommer

How to keep a child busy for hours in the summer: DIY: Giant Ice Cube Awesomeness - filled with plastic animals, dinos, and such. And I'm sure you could put in food dye before its frozen to color it like the ice block in the photo.

Upcycle your milk and juice cartons to build this fun and spooky haunted house for Halloween! A perfect craft for kids.

cardboard city....I'm going to do this in our game room.

Tower of box houses--fun! Great Team building activity / writing project: create a house mountain and write about life there.

water play #crafts KIDS

DIY Water Wall

Fun with water, great recycled plastic bottle project. This could be pretty if you used wine bottles. It's just a matter of figuring out how to cut a hole in the side.

Perler bead snowflakes...such a great and easy idea...why didn't I think of this?? More

DIY Hama or Perler Bead Ornaments. Top Photo: Heart Ornaments from Craft and Creativity here. Bottom Photo: Snowflake Ornaments from heodeza here (plus a link to snowflake templates). Perler Beads are.

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Make your own snowflake Christmas decorations with white hama beads -a great weekend crafting project with the kids.

32 kids christmas craft -

The Christmas season is right around the corner. Are you going to decorate your home for Christmas now? If you're struggling to find the creative decoration ideas, check out these homemade Christmas decoration ideas & tutorials.